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Bulk Candy Store Blog

Long Lost Candies: The Marathon Bar

Posted by Ken Shenkman on Sep 11th 2012

Have you ever wondered what happened to the Marathon caramel chocolate bar? The Mars Candy Company introduced it in 1973 and it was a full eight inches of braided caramel covered in milk chocolate.  It was marketed as “the candy bar you can’t eat quickly” in commercials by some kind of a cowboy guy.  The Marathon Bar came in a bright red wrapper that made it stand out from the other candy bars. There was actually a...
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A Gift for Dad

Jun 15th 2012

Last week my son asked me to help him to create a candy bouquet Father's Day gift for his dad. Excellent idea! I thought. My first idea was to do a black and white themed bouquet.  I selected a simple glass bottle to use as a vase. I stuffed it with black shredded paper, next I arranged three black and white swirl lollipops in the vase and I finished the arrangement with an over sized white bow. My son looked at my creation and although he...
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Candy Buffet Inspiration

Posted by Ken Shenkman on Mar 19th 2012

Interview SeriesCandy Buffets are a growing trend at social events. It can be a whimsical addition to your reception, or act as playful and interactive favors. We spoke with party planner Monica Bacallao of Moni's Marvels to get the insight on her candy styling efforts.BCS: What inspired you to go into the candy styling (event planning) business?MM: I have always enjoyed planning parties, from prom during high school to annual family ga...
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Coffee Candy Anyone? Coffee Crave and Coffee Go

Posted by Ken Shenkman on Dec 29th 2011

Real coffee drinkers and coffee candy connoisseurs will love our new coffee flavored hard candy products.Coffee CraveCoffee Crave is a wonderful assortment of Regular, Cappuccino, Mocha and Latte! Coffee Go is also available in the Regular or Cappuccino flavor. Try one or all three and you'll be at and at 'em in no time at all!                                  ...
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Jordan Almonds - History, Mysteries and Meanings

Posted by Ken Shenkman on Sep 10th 2010

Have you ever asked yourself, "Why are Jordan Almonds such popular favors for large events like weddings?" or "How are Jordan almonds made?" Well, so have we at the Bulk Candy Store. So we did a little looking and here's what we learned.The History of Jordan AlmondsIn many cultures, the almond represents life and love, which is why they are popularly used aswedding favors. One of the earliest associations of almonds with...
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